With Art Basel Miami wrapping up, this past week we saw a flock of special streetwear releases unveiled on Instagram. From Ronnie Fieg unveiling the Nike Air Force 1 “Linen” re-release to a co-branded T-shirt from Chrome Hearts and Virgil Abloh’s OFF-WHITE. During Art Basel, brands take the chance to release impeccably designed pieces that align with the sensibility of the event. Highlighting the interplay between the realms of art and fashion as noted by the coveted nature of releases that resemble the same gravity placed on art found at the yearly event. With the growing speed of social media, labels are increasingly taking advantage of sharing platforms to get news out and build hype regarding special releases. Here is the continuation of our weekly round-up of special streetwear releases unveiled via Instagram for those who may have missed them. For the latest in footwear, fashion, music and creativity explore our Instagram by clicking here.
The Nike Air Force 1 “Linen” Is Set for a Re-Release at KITHJapanese label COMME des GARÇONS recently released two colorways of limited Paris-only Air Force 1s. The black and white duo are clean and minimalist featuring only a strip of the iconic heart logo in emoji form, pinned above the toe box. The Nike Air Force 1 x COMME des GARÇONS Emoji are available now at the CdG Paris Flagship store.
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The Black/White adidas Originals Yeezy Boost 350 V2 May Have a Release Date
Kanye West and adidas Originals’ black and white colorway of the Yeezy Boost 350 V2 has yet to be released, but that could be changing soon. A number of retailers have now penciled in a December 17 release for the shoes, which could mean you’ll finally have a chance to cop the teased colorway in just a few weeks’ time. Stay tuned for an official release date announcement from adidas, as well as a comprehensive list of retailers who will be stocking the sneakers when details become available.